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Social Media Success: 3 Simple Steps to Boost Global Customers via Instagram

How beauty entrepreneur Sushana Cole increased her worldwide visibility using Instagram

Beauty entrepreneur Shushana Cole was able to take her Jamaica-based line global with a few…

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Ask “Big” For Startup Funding—Kanye Style

A 'no" doesn't mean 'never'

While asking a billionaire for money may get the rest of us kicked off of…

By Samara Lynn

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VentureFund.io Combats Startup Funding Bias

Serial entrepreneur Clarence Wooten launches a platform for startups and investors to meet online

The online place for startups and investors.

By Samara Lynn

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digitalundivided Founder Talks Black Women and Tech Funding

Tech entrepreneur and blogger Kathryn Finney writes about the dismal availability of startup dollars for black women

“The fact that only 11 startups led by black women have raised more than $1MM…

By Samara Lynn

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Kapor Capital Announces Diversity and Inclusion ‘Founders Commitment’

Kapor Capital launches major diversity and inclusion effort

New startups and companies already part of Kapor Capital’s portfolio are asked to take part…

By Samara Lynn

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Calling All Entrepreneurs of Color: Get Your CODE2040 Residency Application Submitted

Get your applications in quickly for Code2040's Entrepreneur in Residence program

Code2040 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the representation of black and Hispanics in…

By Samara Lynn

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[WATCH] Tech Startups Were the Stars at CES 2016

Products from newer companies were the most impressive

Startups shone so brightly at CES 2016, they made big, established tech companies seem a…

By Samara Lynn

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4 Fascinating Start-Up Entrepreneurs I Met In 2015

I am a geek for smart entrepreneurs and interesting start-ups. Here are four of the most impressive I connected with last year.

Every year, in part through my role as a judge for a number of annual…

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30 Under 30: Stephen Curry, John Boyega, Breshere Gray and Zendaya Make ‘Forbes’ List

From the NBA to 'Empire' to Silicon Valley, young influencers impact industries

Forbes released its 2016 ’30 Under 30′ list that includes 600 young leaders making major…

By Janell Hazelwood

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10 Startup Celebrities and What You Can Learn From Their Success

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business

Learning from the top startup celebrities is a sure way to get ahead in business.

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What Matters Most to Venture Capitalists

Tips for perfecting your business pitch

To gain advantage over other startups, you need an understanding of your market, a business…

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Raleigh-Durham Is Startup Capital of the South

American Underground leads nation in funding, jobs, and minority-led businesses

Raleigh-Durham is the startup capital of the South. American Underground leads nation in year in…

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Startup Company Selling Bottled Air to China

Last week, schools were shut down in Beijing due to a “red alert” from poor air quality

Canadian startup company Vitality Air believes it has found the solution for the severe smog…

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10 Awesome Colleges for Female Entrepreneurs

CrunchBase reveals top colleges for aspiring female founders

Are you ready to take the entrepreneurial plunge? Crunchbase reveals top colleges for aspiring female…

By Kandia Johnson

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Solo Entrepreneurs: 4 Tips to Help You Thrive, Not Flop

There are pros and cons to operating as a sole proprietorship

There are pros and cons to operating as a sole proprietorship. Here are four vital…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Startups: 3 Quick Tips to Get Influencers to Tout Your Products

Monique Rodriguez of Mielle Organics shares secrets to getting celebrity ambassadors

Monique Rodriquez of Mielle Cosmetics has built an international presence for her beauty brand and…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Alumnify and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Create HBCU Alumni Mobile Platform

Comprehensive social mobile platform will help alumni network and connect

Alumnify is an app that connects high school and college alumni. For TMCF, the company…

By Samara Lynn

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How to Avoid Burnout as a Startup Founder

A few simple strategies can help you stay on track and avoid the seemingly inevitable meltdown

If you are an owner of a new small business or startup founder, here are…

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Institute for Entrepreneurial Advancement Celebrates Expansion

The Virginia Serious Game Institute opens a new space

VSGI is an institute for entrepreneurial advancement. It hosts startups and helps them through their…

By Samara Lynn

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‘On Second Thought’ Messaging App Adoption Soars

On Second Thought, a messaging app from tech entrepreneur Maci Peterson, is a hit with users

Young tech innovator and former Spelman student finds incredible success with her On Second Thought…

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